Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date).

How do you cite a book in the Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) using placeholders:
Last Name FN. 2000. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling JK. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) citation style?

Here’s a Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000 Jan.1. Title. Container. Volume(Issue):pages Used. doi:DOI. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. URL.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date):
Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007 Jan.1. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1):161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007 Jan.1)

Citing a website in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) reference style

Here’s an Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000 Jan.1. Title. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M. 2008 Nov.5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008 Nov.5)

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How to cite a YouTube video Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date)

Here’s a Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000 Jan.1. Title. YouTube. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date)?
Pixar. 2015 Jun.3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015 Jun.3)

How to cite a podcast using Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date).
Lastname F. 2000. Title. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date) referencing style?

An example song citation in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date).
Lastname F. 2000. Song Title. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Council of Science Editors, Name-Year (author-date):
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. [accessed 2019Jul.23]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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